(approx) 2 Hours
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
Hey I’m Justin with AmericanMuscle.com, here with a way to keep your ride cool all while making a dramatic visual improvement under the hood as well, I’m talking about these Mishimoto aluminum radiators for your 94-04 Mustang. Mishimoto has become one of the industry leaders in producing quality performance radiators for just about any vehicle you can think of, from bone stock daily drivers to hardcore professional race cars. These direct replacements are a great solution to an old, damaged, or leaking factory rad, or for a heavily modded or forced induction car, where the cooling system just can’t keep up with the increased cooling needs. The Mishimoto will help keep your street or strip Mustang much cooler by using this 2 row core, which is going to allow for a 25% increase in cooling capacity next to your stock radiator. Every Mishimoto radiator is constructed using durable lightweight aluminum, features leak proof fittings, and are all hand welded to ensure top notch quality and fitment. On top of all that, every Mishimoto radiator is backed by a no questions asked, limited lifetime warranty. A big feature with the Mishimoto is their patent pending floating bracket mounting system, that eliminates a major flaw in the factory mount design. Because of the Mustangs torque the front of the car tends to flex under load, which can sometimes lead to a damaged radiator. The floating brackets attach to the side of the radiator, using these rubber grommets to absorb any movement, in addition Mishimoto has added breaks to the top and bottom header plates, that allow the radiator to flex without being damaged. Getting this installed may be slightly more difficult than installing say, a cold air intake for instance, but honestly it’s not that bad. Think of it as a giant oil change. Before getting started you will need something on hand to hold all that fluid, in this case we recommend having at least a 15 quart drain pan on hand, before you start draining your fluids. Once you get all the fluids drained, remove the hoses from the stock radiator, unbolt it, and remove it from the engine bay. Reinstall the new Mishimoto in reverse order, reattach the hoses and fill it with a 50/50 mix of coolant and water. Doing all this should take you no more than 2 hours. Any gearhead knows that heat is one of the worse enemies of performance, it can hurt power, damage your fuel mileage and worse of all damage your motor. So if you want to help your Mustang keep its cool whether it’s on the street or the track, then you’ll definitely want to check out one of these Mishimoto performance aluminum radiators, right here at AmericanMuscle.com
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September 23, 2019
Great install and good upgrade. Great product. Fit perfectly as it should.Helpful (0)
July 26, 2019
Works great but hard install
Great product well developed only thing is was very hard to get my inter cooler lines to fit. I had to rig it since the stock intercooler lines on my 2001 mustang gt automatic did not fit into the radiator that to rig it to to fitHelpful (0)
September 06, 2017
Needs to be thicker but still very well built an is excellentHelpful (2)
May 14, 2015
Shipped promptly. Packaging was very protective. I had to modify my ac lines slightlyHelpful (3)
June 20, 2014
98 gt fitment issues
Over this is an excellent product, but there's just one small little complaint I have with it and it's that the automatic transmission coolant lines don't fit right. I'm going to try calling mishimoto to see if there's anything they can do about it, other than that it fits just fine, so if you have a 98 gt be aware that the lines might not fit correctlyHelpful (5)
March 24, 2014
For a first time shopper on American muscle I am very satisfied and in love with my new radiator you guys really take care of your customers and dedicate your time on making sure you guys have the best parts all the time I look forward or purchasing more items for my 98' Gt mustang Thanks.Helpful (3)
December 26, 2013
great radiator but...
installed in a modded 2000 gt vert. Had heads cams and intakes done. Planned for a P1sc and upon adding that we had issues with the clearance of inlet piping and radiator/hoses. This is cuz its about twice as thick as the stocker. This radiator will cause you to modify the Procharger Install. It does work fine for non frt mount forced induction. Ran nice and cool in Florida temps.Helpful (4)
November 22, 2013
The price and equipment was great, i definitely got my bang for my buck.Helpful (2)
July 01, 2013
this is a great replacement for your stock radiator
this is a very easy to install radiator only takes an hour and a half to two at most. it looks great and perfect for any high performance stang. the new stabilizer system will keep the body flex from creating a leak which is a major problem for the mustang and its uni-body design. i am a ase certified tech and I highly recommend this to any one thats wants to keep their stang nice and cool as everyone know that heat is the worst thing for a carHelpful (3)
March 29, 2013
Mishimoto Gets It
Hit the limits of the stock cooling system at 400RWHP with auto. Mini boil overs after back to back runs or hard street driving with a 40:60 mix. This solution came packaged like Fort Knox with admirable weld / build quality. Install was easy after assembling the stablizer system to the unit. Everything: old fan, lines, hoses, upper brackets fit without mods. Helps to remove the battery box, gently bend the AC lines 1/4" or so, and install the passenger side upper stabilizer bolt after sliding the unit in past the lines. Clears ABS pump with room to spare. Watch the video, but not clear where the 4 washers were supposed to go so I put them between the rubber pads and radiator tanks right or wrong. Magnetic drain plug a plus. Took about 1/3rd gallon more coolant over stock. Takes twice as long to get to full temperature and does not stay pegged there like it used to is all I can say without a digital gauge. I'll take that improvement at a value of a price and I shopped them all.Helpful (8)
I have a 1996 GT Automatic will this fit or not?
This aluminum radiator will only fit 97-04 GT models equipped with the automatic transmission. This will not work with the '96 GT model.
Hi I have a Vortec super charger on my 03 GT, Will this fit in my car?
This radiator will be able to fit with a Vortech supercharger.
Can this radiator be installed in a V6 supercharged set up? Im pretty sure some modifications will be needed but how complex?
This would have to be a completely custom set up and most likely have some brackets fabricated from scratch. Unfortunately I do not have the exact specifications you would need to complete this this part is designed to work on a 1997 to 2004 Mustang GT.
Do you need any other parts to install it? or can i use older parts for it with this? just need to know if i have to buy anything else.
Hi, This Mishimoto Performance Aluminum Radiator w/ Stabilizer - Automatic doesn't require any additional parts to install i do suggest installing the Mishimoto Silicone Radiator Hose Kit Item #80216. Here is the link http://www.americanmuscle.com/mishimoto-hosekit-9604gt.html
(approx) 2 Hours
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
What's in the Box
Fits automatic 4.6L V8's Only